Florence: Michelangelo's David and Accademia Gallery Tour

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Skip the line and head inside the Accademia Gallery with a native florentine guide. Discover the spiritual meaning behind David and the Prisoners, immerse yourself in Michelangelo's world for an hour.


  • Discover the red thread that links David to the Sistine Chapel
  • Enjoy an exclusive content soon to be published (no other guide can tell):
  • Explore a setting that allows direct involvement of participants through inquiry
  • Discover the meaning of David, discover the Michelangelo's spiritual message
  • Continue visiting the museum independently at the end of the guided tour


This is not a standard tour from a tour operator that uses many guides that present standard content (easily found on your own with a short internet search): this exclusive experience presents an exclusive content, by a native guide and historical researcher, which allows you to understand Michelangelo's creative world in a broad and organic way (including the red thread that links David with the Sistine Chapel): through a logical discussion, understandable even to the youngest, you will be prepared for the final moment of the tour: the Michelangelo life message behind his work. The methodology of the speech provides an interactive approach that encourages question for a deeper understanding of the statue of David and Prisoners through metaphors and a broader look at Michelangelo’s body of work. The tour Begin examining David as the pinnacle of Michelangelo’s early work. Then you discover how the artist 'surpasses' David (the young style) with his Prisoners ( expression of his mature style), just a few meters away, created through the so-called “unfinished” way. Enjoy this easily understandable tour (but with a deeper message) as it is expressed with images and metaphors, making it comprehensible even for children. Participate in a unique perspective based on the Michelangelo's creation process: the red thread that binds Michelangelo's entire artistic work and then you'll discover the artistic and spiritual reason of the greatest artist of all time. MarioGesu is not olny a native guide of Florence but he is “famous” in his city also as actor performing the Divine Comedy by Dante in restaurant and city events. His tour is high-profile, aimed at couples, families with children and friends, but above all for those who want to live an exciting experience in the artistic heart and meanings of the great Michelangelo.


Accademia Gallery tour Entry tickets Local guide Headsets to hear the guide

Important Information

  • Mario Gesù will purchase an entrance ticket at a reserved time for each participant. From March 1st the cost of the ticket is also included in the tour while until February the cost of the museum ticket (€20 and €4 for children) is not included in the cost of the tour and customers will have to pay in cash or via PayPal. The meeting point is 15 minutes before the scheduled time Punctuality is recommended with respect for all tour participants The day before the visit, be available by telephone and email for last minute communications Beware of booking experiences that are too close: Consider at least 2 hours between One experience and the other One (It s a good way to be not so stressed. Remember: you are in holiday)

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